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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 42: Report on investigation under section 41

This Section stipulates that where such an investigation has been carried out, a report must be produced and given to the Department and any other person the Ombudsman considers should receive the report (Section 42(1)). Within a report to the Department the Ombudsman may make recommendations arising out of the investigation (Section 42(2)).

The Department must respond setting out what it proposes to do about the recommendations (Section 42(3)) and the Ombudsman can report on the response (Section 42(5)). Regulations may make provision as to the procedures regarding the report, its publication and contents (Section 42(6)).

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